Edúcate Ya,Inc,

Latinos Furthering Education Through Participation

Now Enrolling for Winter Spanish Classes!

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We are starting a new set of Spanish Group Classes in January! All levels welcome! Group classes: Pay $225 for 10 weeks of classes (1 weekly class of 2 hours) Monday to Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. or 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Classes start on the week of: Dates TBA.    

Health Educators Program – Training


We are looking for bilingual volunteers (or at least proficient in Spanish & English) to participate in our upcoming Health Educator program. Our team of volunteers will learn how to give presentations in Latino communities in the Portland Metro Area and statewide related to general health topics (including preventive health & HIV/STI prevention).

Volunteer training: TBA

Full Immersion Programs 2017


These programs are designed for people interested in visiting Mexico, and learning Spanish, but not in the traditional way. Our unique and alternative educational programs will allow you to travel, study Spanish and learn about culture through a specific social lens. Embark on a journey of learning and growth, where you will form bonds with amazing individuals, create joyous new memories, and acquire incredible and invaluable life experiences.
Read about our Full Immersion Programs for Winter/Summer 2017.

Clases de inglés de invierno

Spanish Class Group

Clases de inglés de invierno de 2016: Los martes y jueves, empezando: la fecha se publicará más adelante, de 6:00 a 8:00 p.m. El costo es $125 por 10 clases y $29 por el libro. Llámenos para inscribirse al 503-238-5790

Call 503-238-5790 now to register and reserve your spot! New classes will be held for a duration of 10 weeks beginning: TBA from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The fee is $125 for 10 classes and $29 for the book.

Seeking Latinos for Intercambio (Language Exchange) Program


One of our most popular community programs is Intercambio, a program that matches local Latinos who need assistance with their English with other locals who would like to improve their Spanish. We are in need of more native Spanish speakers for this program.

Our next volunteer training will be held in January, 2017. Date TBA.

Avanza’s upcoming meetings

Community Organizing

Avanza sessions for 2017.
Come join us and learn how to get involved in your community! We welcome everybody that wants to make this world a more just place for all.

The next session will be on January 10th, 2017 from 6:30-8 p.m. Click here for a full list of dates for 2017!


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AVANZA is a leadership development program for young Latino adults ages 18-35 in the Portland Tri-county area. Its goal is to provide training in diverse leadership skills and create a group of young adult leaders who will participate in community efforts to better the opportunities for Latinos in the educational, social and professional spheres. Presented […]

Yearly Supporters

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Edúcate Ya would love to appreciate our yearly supporters and thank them for their continued support. It wouldn’t have been possible without you!

Seeking Volunteers

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Educate Ya (Education Now) is a small local nonprofit organization with several community programs that focus on health, education, English/Spanish language acquisition and Latino cultural awareness. We are currently looking for motivated and dynamic volunteers to support our programs via outreach and marketing. Read on for more details…

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